Asia Essays

Interpret Marketing Trends and Developments

The aim of this report is to determine if potential alternative hub airports to service the growing of Australasian and Pacific markets by researching and identifying considerable inroads into this large market for expanding and growing opportunities for Virgin Australia’s potential abilities Methods Used A questionnaire (Appendix 1) was distributed to students attending Metropolitan South Institute of Tafe (MSIT) as well other data conducted to research preliminary and secondary data from the Tourism Australia market profile. As well as conducting…

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Lantern Festivals in Asia

The Lantern Festival in China, known as the Shangyuan Festival, is a traditional Chinese Festival celebrated every 15th of the month in the Chinese Lunar calendar. It is said that the origins of this festival can be traced back as early as the Han Dynasty. Legend has it that peasants used torches to drive away pests and other vermin that were harming their crops. The night of the first full moon marks the start of the Chinese Lunar year. This…

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The Impact of the Korean War on the Political Economy of East Asia

The rapid development of East Asia in the 20th century and its rise as the central component of the modern global economy poses several significant challenges to the conventional understanding of political and economic development models. The developmental patterns in East Asia do not fit into previous (mostly erroneous) marketing dichotomies, so widely promoted in Europe. Evidently, “theories of regional integration are challenged by the success of informal, mostly non-governmental networks in connecting East Asian sub-regions to one another” (Arrighi…

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Change and Continuity Over Tome

Students should organize these essays with three chronological paragraphs. Each essay will traditionally cover only one historical period but each period has numerous sub-periods. The periods in AP World History include: I. Broad Historical Periods and Sub-Periods A. Foundations Period 1. Prehistory: 1,000,000 BCE to 5000 BCE 2. River Valley Civilizations: 5000 BCE to 1200 BCE 3. Classical Civilizations: 1200 BCE to 600 CE B. Post-Classical Period 1. Early Post-Classical: 600 to 1000 CE Muslims to Crusades 2. High Post-Classical…

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European Expansionism

Identify and discuss the factors responsible for European expansionism from the 15th century. What were the social, political and economic effects of this expansionism on Europe, Africa and the Americas? There were three chief factors in the 15th century European expansionism. European nations such as Spain, France, Portugal, Italy, and England sought out to expand to new lands in an effort to spread Christianity, reap economic benefits, and to gain notoriety and respect throughout the world as World leaders. The…

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Geopolitics in Asia

The study of the relationship among politics and geography, demography, and economics especially with respect to the foreign policy of a nation. The study of geographic influences on power relationships in international politics. Geopolitical theorists have sought to demonstrate the importance in the determination of foreign policies of considerations such as the acquisition of natural boundaries, access to important sea routes, and the control of strategically important land areas. The term was first employed in the early 20th century by…

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Black & Decker Eastern Hemisphere

Issues and Problems. Bill Lancaster, president of Black and Decker’s Eastern Hemisphere, was facing a difficult problem regarding the implementation of a new performance appraisal system. He had three choices to accept the modified ADP system developed by Anita Lim, manager of Human Resources to implement the ADP system adopted in the U.S. or to continue allowing the different sites to use variations of (MBO) Management by Objective plan. (ADP) Appraisal Development Plan, also called the 360 degree feedback approach…

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Japan, Korea, and Vietnam in the Process of Sinification

The elites in all three civilizations actively pursued the Chinese way of life. In both Japan and Korea, almost all traits of Chinese culture and political organization had to be modified to fit the ancient traditions of these societies, while the Vietnamese mainly learned from the Chinese’s military organization. The Korean elite controlled every aspect of their society, and shaped Chinese values to their own principles. Although Buddhism was favored among the elites of all three societies, there was never…

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Austronesian Migration

Synopsis: Austronesia, in historical terms, refers to the homeland of the peoples who speak Austronesian languages, including Malay, Filipino, Indonesian, Maori, Malagasy, native Hawaiian, the Fijian language and around a thousand other languages. The Austronesian homeland is thought by linguists to have been prehistoric Taiwan. Review: Researchers believed that our Ancestors came from Southern China and traveled through Taiwan and arrive in Batanes, a northernmost province in the Philippines. They Inhabited the Area for over a Thousand Years. After a…

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Case Study Medici Restaurant

In the first question of the Medici Mediterranean Restaurant case study, it asks if there are any other options that Alissa might consider solving this problem. There are many other options that are not listed in the study that Alissa could exercise in this scenario to make Guido focus more on his job. In this particular case, the head chef Guido has not been through business school like the owner Alissa has. Guido lacks the business skills that are imperative…

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Central Asia_ Geography, Culture and Economy

Russia is the largest country in the world in terms of area covered. The gigantic size of this country has made it exhibit monotony and diversity in its physical and human geography. The eastern plains of Russia from north to south are covered sequentially by tundra, taiga or coniferous forests, mixed forests with trees that have characteristic broad leaves, steppe or grasslands and a semi desert on the fringes of the Caspian Sea. These changes in vegetation are mainly as…

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Asian Americans

Asians are not a homogenous group. They do, however, constitute a significant minority group in the United States. Asian Americans represent many distinct subgroups that speak different languages, worship through different religions, and practice different customs and beliefs. The main groups are East Asians (Chinese, Japanese, Korean), Pacific Islanders, Southeast Asians (Thai, Vietnamese, Cambodian, Laotian), and South Asian (Indian and Pakistani). Threads of similarities may run through the subgroups, but they all have distinct histories, origins, and cultural roots. Among…

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Nomads of the Steppe_ Asia Before Genghis Khan

Plano Carpini and William of Rubruck were two Franciscans, who visited the Central Asia in the middle of the XII century and left the detailed descriptions of the peoples and the nations in Eurasian region and specifically of the Mongol Empire in those times. Both travellers were the first Europeans, who visited Mongolia. They both distinguished Mongols from Tatars, and described differences between Mongols and other nations of the Central Asia. The journeys of Carpini and of Rubruck took place…

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Essay Example, Outline, and Introduction Sample

Here are the instructions you will see for the essay outline and introduction section of the test: Answer the following question to the best of your ability. Construct an outline and introduction that addresses and fulfills the requirements of all parts of the essay question. Enough information and data must be included to receive full credit. You should present a cogent argument based on your critical analysis of the question posed and your understanding of history as well as geography….

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Canadian International School and Asia

There are certain things in life that are taken for granted. Some people would feel contented with what they have, while others would have a bigger yearning to become someone. Sometimes, what we yearn for in life becomes the very core of our existence, making us hardworking and persevering. My high school was spent in Asia, where I was exposed to numerous realities. I graduated from the Canadian International School and Asia, and I must say that I was provided…

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